19th August 2014
Tory MP Nigel Evans calls for anonymity for suspects after Cliff Richard search
12:35 PM — Nigel Evans has renewed calls for suspects in sex offence cases to remain anonymous until they are found guilty following a search of pop star Sir Cliff Richard's home.
18th August 2014
Russia: Anti-gay extremist sentenced to five years in a penal colony 14
6:30 PM — A Russian extremist whose whose gang was alleged to have tortured gay teenagers and forced them to come out, has been sentenced to five years in a penal colony.
Woman said having a gay husband led her to illegally claim £17,000 in benefits
5:13 PM — A woman illegally claimed more than £17,000 in benefits by saying she was not married, and gave her reason as being because her husband was gay.
South Africa: Teenage ‘corrective rape’ victim found murdered 3
4:42 PM — An eighteen-year-old lesbian was the victim of "corrective rape", before she was murdered, according to reports.
Ugandan bishop: Don’t hurt gays, they are God’s children too 22
4:11 PM — A Ugandan Catholic bishop has called on the country to avoid "harming" gays, because they are created in God's image.
15th August 2014
US: Memorial to be held for murdered Baltimore trans woman 1
6:17 PM — A memorial will be held this weekend for one of two transgender women murdered just weeks apart in Baltimore.
Sir Cliff Richard attacks ‘completely false’ sex abuse claims 68
1:10 PM — Sir Cliff Richard has attacked "completely false" allegations that he sexually abused a boy at an evangelical rally.
14th August 2014
US: Atlanta man receives 10 years in prison for defending himself in anti-gay attack 82
11:07 PM — The victim of an anti-gay attack in Atlanta has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges that he assaulted his attackers.
US: San Francisco gay man dies of injuries sustained in attack 7
7:19 PM — A gay man who was attacked near San Francisco's Castro neighbourhood earlier this week has died from his injuries.
Men who posed as teens on Grindr to blackmail gays facing jail 8
6:47 PM — Two men who posed as teenagers on Grindr in order to blackmail gay men will face prison, warned a judge.
Brighton: Man left with fractured eye socket after attack outside gay bar 4
11:18 AM — A man has been left with a fractured eye socket following an attack outside a Brighton gay bar.
13th August 2014
US: Video shows transgender woman attacked in a NYC subway station 40
8:56 PM — An unidentified transgender woman was attacked in a New York City subway station recently, and the attack was caught on film.
US: New York Police search for suspects in anti-gay attack
7:45 PM — The New York Police Department is looking for two suspects in connection with an anti-gay attack.
LGBT rights groups issue joint letter after Missouri teen killed by cop 2
5:15 PM — LGBT charities and rights groups have issued a joint statement in support of the family of a Missouri teen who was shot dead by a police officer.
Edinburgh couple forced to leave home following months of homophobic abuse 29
4:33 PM — A gay couple from Edinburgh have spoken of feeling like they had no option but to leave their home of years following months of homophobic abuse.
11th August 2014
Man spared jail after assaulting friend who disowned him for coming out as gay 14
7:02 PM — A man who assaulted a former friend who disowned him after he came out as gay, has avoided time in jail.
Iran chief justice: It’s a lie to say we execute homosexuals 72
5:56 PM — Iran's chief justice has claimed it is a 'lie' to say the country condemns homosexuals to death.
Ugandan President to meet with caucus to discuss invalidated anti-gay law 2
4:08 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is set today to meet with the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Parliamentary caucus today to discuss the recently nullified Anti-Homosexuality Act.
London: Police appeal for information following violent homophobic train attack 10
1:31 PM — Police are seeking a suspect in a homophobic attack on a train in London during which a man was punched and kicked.
10th August 2014
Somerset man accused of beating his wife after she came out as gay
3:59 PM — A Somerset man has appeared in court after allegedly assaulting his wife after she told him she was gay.